Best 15 Minutes-Wednesday–10/28

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—–(Baseball)——
Royals-W-Mets (5-4)…14innings…..Game 1-World Series..Eric Hosmer bases loaded sacrifice fly in 14th gave Kansas City the win…Royals tied it in bottom of 9th on Alex Gordon home-run to centerfield..Royals opened the game with an inside the park home run from Alcides Escobar on the first pitch…Curtis Granderson solo HR early for the Mets who had a (3-1) lead.

Royals..P-Edinson Volquez pitched with heavy heart…63-year old father passed away from heart disease-Volquez learned of death on way to ballpark according to Associated Press…Fox reported Volquez was not informed till 7th inning after he came out of game.
New York-Kansas City…Game 2-Tonight…Jacob de-Grom-vs-Johnny Cueto…deGrom (3-0) with 1.80-ERA in postseason.
Padres…Interview Pirates coach Rick Sofield a second time…Spent 6Y-managing in the minors.
Tigers…Interview Steve McCatty-Washington…AJ Sager-AAA for vacant pitching coach job.

Sporting News…Names Paul Molitor-Twins….Terry Collins-Mets as Manager’s of the Year…Virtually no votes for Royals manager Ned Yost.
Lotte Giants…Agree to post FA-3B-Jae Hwang to negotiate with MLB-teams…(.317) hitter…age 27.
Pirates…Sign FA-P-Jorge Rondon-just released by Orioles.
Royals..DFA-P-Joba Chamberlain off 40-man roster.
—–(Football)——
Chargers…Coach Mike McCoy says there is no conversation about making a change with Defensive Coordinator John Pagano-despite horrid play…Team has given up 33-plays of 20-yards or more in 7-games this season…TE-Antonio Gates decides not to have MRI on strained knee-just continues rehab with trainers.
Dallas..Jerry Jones says no discipline will be taken against DE-Greg Hardy for angry tirade-shoved assistant coach-near fight with Dez Bryant on sidelines during Sunday loss to Giants…Hardy berated Media after game with 6-straight ‘No Comments’ about questions about tirade.
Ravens..NFL says it will not discipline Baltimore for article written on team website over 3-possible blown calls in Monday night loss to Arizona….Coach John Harbaugh furious over no-call on RB-Chris Johnson 62Y-TD run when it appeared forward progress had been stopped.
Giants…Negotiating incentive-laden contract for DE-Jason Pierre Paul, so he can return to team…Paul refused to sign 14M-tender, then suffered severe hand injuries in July 4th fireworks incident-lost parts of 3-fingers…Giants believe he could be ready to play by Week 10.
(College Football)
Syracuse University….Contemplating coaching change..Orange lost 4-games in a row under Coach Scot Shafer.
Miami-South Carolina…Both interested in Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez…and longtime Alabama assistant Kirby Smart.
ESPN…Laid off 350-employees last week…trying to make up 3B-in lost revenue because of huge TV contracts it signed with NFL-NBA and College Football conferences….ESPN has lost 8.5M-home viewerships over disputes with cable carriers and new competition from other networks.
—–(Basketball)—–
Lakers…Open the season tonight vs Minnesota Timberwolves…NBA had considered cancelling game over the death of Minnesota coach Flip Saunders…NBA-coaches will wear Lapel Pin to honor Saunders….TWolves players say his “Imprint” will be everywhere on team-building.
Lakers…Debut 7′-C-Greg Hibbert to help defense….Kobe Bryant practices after 12-layoff with bruised leg…will play some shooting forward…Debut of F-Julius Randle-who broke leg opening night a year ago…and 1st round pick DeAngelo Russell.
Clippers…Open season tonight at Sacramento…Debut of rebuilt bench led by Josh Smith, Paul Pierce, Lance Blankenship.
(Schedule)
San Antonio-Oklahoma City..Spurs add LeMarcus Aldridge…Thunder debut of college coach Billy Donovan.
Cavs-at-Memphis…LeBron James playing with back issues.Knicks-Milwaukee..Debut 1st round pick F-Kristas Porzingas-return Carmelo Anthony from knee surgery.
Dallas-Phoenix..Mavericks coming off poor (0-7) preseason.
(Tuesday Night)
Chicago Bulls-W-Cleveland..Pao Gasol blocks LeBron James shot-Jimmy Butler deflects inbounds pass-Bulls win opening night (97-95)
Golden State-W-New Orleans…Warriors raise championship banner and get NBA rings-Stephen Curry rifles home 24P in lst quarter in blowout win.
Atlanta-L-Detroit…Pistons put all 5-starters in double figures..Andre Drummond 19-rebounds.
(Teams)
Memphis..Release C-Ryan Hollins.
Washington…Ex-Wizards F-Glen Rice-shot in leg in bar incident…1-pound of marijuan found in his carry case along with stolen gun, passport, 5300-cash.
—–(Hockey)——
Kings-W-Winnipeg..Tyler Toffoli scores 7th goal of season..Kings won 6-row
Ducks-L-Dallas…Anaheim blows (3-0) lead on road..Stars score PPlay and SHanded goals
Montreal-L-Vancouver…Canucks snap Canadiens (9-0) start with 3-goals in lst period.

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